Lush – Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge (Bloomington | MN)

As much as I love the warmth of summer, there's a mysterious appeal that lingers in the brisk air on autumn days. Leaves are rapidly transforming into an array of hues; beautiful and yet, possessing of a strong sense of melancholy. With the inevitable freezing temperatures and snow approaching, I've been attempting to spend more … Continue reading Lush – Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge (Bloomington | MN)

Transition – Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (Chaska| MN) (2)

Last week I got the opportunity to revisit the arboretum with my mom. Since I was just there this summer, it was wonderful to be able to see what's changed with the beginning of fall. The autumn aesthetic was strong as we began our stroll. Pumpkins were everywhere! This particular day was quite beautiful and … Continue reading Transition – Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (Chaska| MN) (2)

Recollection (Past Memories From Forgotten Files) – Part 1

I finally got something out of the way that I'd been meaning to do for a very long time; backing up files on my external hard drive. For whatever reason, I'd made my drive strictly Mac OS readable in the past. This needed to be fixed since I use Windows as well.  (It's strange because … Continue reading Recollection (Past Memories From Forgotten Files) – Part 1

Moxie

As someone who has spent their entire life struggling with social anxiety and perpetual awkwardness, a recurring goal of mine has always consisted of encouraging myself to participate in "uncomfortable" social situations. I was recently gifted the opportunity to join a select group for a private happy hour on a rooftop in downtown Minneapolis. It … Continue reading Moxie

Congregate (DAY 1) – Minnesota State Fair (ST PAUL | MN)

It's that time of the year again. Summer is ending, school is starting and the Minnesota State Fair is happening! The fair is an event that many people look forward to all year. There are so many wacky food options to indulge in, performances to watch, displays/showcases/contests to observe, items to purchase, animals to coo … Continue reading Congregate (DAY 1) – Minnesota State Fair (ST PAUL | MN)